Second-year pro joins Bengals as a free agent for 2014 ... Did not play as a rookie with Houston Texans, but shows potential upside after an impact career at Louisiana State ... Has opened season on Bengals practice squad... Listed as a LB by Houston, but moves to DE for the Bengals.
Career transactions: Selected by Houston in third round of 2013 NFL Draft (95th overall) ... Signed with Texans on 5-23-13 ... Waived by Texans on 10-21-13 ... Signed to Oakland practice squad on 12-18-13 ... Released from Raiders practice squad on 12-21-13 ... Signed with Cincinnati as a free agent on 4-11-14 ... Waived by Bengals on 8-30-14 ... Signed to Bengals practice squad on 8-31-14.
2014 recap: Played in all four preseason games, with seven tackles, including one sack … On practice squad for Games 1-5.2013: Played for Houston in preseason, and inactive on roster for regular season Games 1-7 ... After late October release by Houston, was signed briefly to Oakland practice squad in December.
Andrew Whitworth and Domata Peko are the de facto captains of the offense and defense who have been here since 2006. Their message is simple. At 3-2-1 with ten games left, all is far from lost. But they must regain the fire of September.